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This Week’s Best Foodways and Food History, Jim Crow

Food Historian Frederick Douglass Opie of Babson College and a Fellow at Harvard's WEB Dubois Institute shares his favorite mp3 downloads this week that focus the Jim Crow era through the lens of food and travel 

Banishing Memories of Jim Crow Train Cars: [Listen Now] http://www.npr.org/2012/05/30/153725362/with-one-wish-banishing-memories-of-jim-crow

Eating Jim Crow, The Negro Motorist Green Book: [Listen Now 16 min 51 sec] http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129885990

The Rolling Waiters, History of Pullman Porters: [Listen Now 17 min 49 sec] http://www.npr.org/2012/12/06/166655700/-pullman-porter-blues-travels-back-in-time

The Fiscal Cliff and the Scoop on FDR

Food Historian Ken Albala, The Lenten Season in Renaissance Italy